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College Diner

500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
+1 845-255-5040
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“juke boxes” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I stopped for lunch and found the food to be average at best. The service was good. We both ordered sandwiches and french fries along with a soft drink.

Thank joevala
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at College Diner recently, and we all enjoyed it. It was low key and relatively calm. We had plenty of room, and our server was attentive and pleasant. Between us we had sliders, a chicken salad sandwich, quesadillas, and a huge salad....More

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We stopped at this diner on a recent road trip. While I warned my husband that it probably wasn't the best place to order salmon, he did and received an enormous piece of fish. Unfortunately, it was undoubtedly frozen and not the best. I had...More

Thank Carol757
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent cheeseburgers, onion rings and sweet potato fries! Pleasant and efficient waitstaff! Loved this place!

Thank mamacass724
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fluffiest banana nut pancakes ever! There was fruit and walnut in every single bite! I can't remember the name of the breakfast sandwich I had, but it was overflowing with egg, avocado and cheese on a brioche bun. It was excellent! The atmosphere is dark...More

Thank barby0ung
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome burger...service good ....no complaints. Salad bar and soup with meal. Ya wont go hungry here...

Thank C S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I loved the look and feel of this place; classic NY diner. We ordered breakfast in the afternoon, which is something I love about diners. The omelette and eggs we ordered were good. However, the biscuits & gravy was strange. The gravy appeared lumpy and...More

Thank DarnGoodPatron
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Breakfast all day! Big, expansive menu. Very yummy food. I had the the home fries were on the thick side but had great flavor. Lots of bacon, holy moly!

Thank iliketypeo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Travelers have an excellent choice at the College Diner; we happened to go during Spring Break at SUNY which gave us more choice as regards seating; many locally made selections on the menu!

1  Thank trafalgar007
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is an OK diner but nothing really to rave about it. Stopped here for breakfast/lunch on way to grocery store in New Paltz. Never went back.

Thank Grace M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-5040
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